Google Daydream View Arrives Next Week, Launch Window Line-Up Revealed

by Jamie Feltham • November 1st, 2016

No more guessing games and waiting around: Google has revealed the official launch date for its Daydream View headset, and it’s coming very soon.

The search engine giant today confirmed that the first Daydream compatible headset will release just over a week from today on November 10th. Currently, Daydream View works with the now-available Google Pixel and Pixel XL, though other compatible handsets will be added in the weeks and months to come. As for retailers, prices, and available countries, the company provided the below list.

  • United States: Verizon, Best Buy; $79 (USD)
  • Canada: Bell, Rogers, Telus, Best Buy; $99 (CAD)
  • United Kingdom: EE, Carphone Warehouse; £69 (GBP)
  • Germany: Deutsche Telekom; €69 (EUR)
  • Australia: Telstra, JB Hi-Fi; $119 (AUD)

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That’s not all Google had to reveal: the company also confirmed the full launch line-up for the first few weeks of release. We don’t know exactly what will be there on day one, but judging by the below list there’s quite a lot to look forward to.

Releasing soon are:

  • Hulu VR
  • YouTube VR
  • Google Play Movies
  • Invasion!
  • Star Chart VR
  • The Wall Street Journal VR
  • Street View
  • The Guardian VR
  • Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them
  • NYT VR
  • Danger Goat
  • Hunters Gate
  • Wonderglade
  • Gunjack 2: End of Shift
  • Mekorama
  • Need for Speed: No Limits VR
  • Home Run Derby

All of these content will also be available on other Daydream-ready headsets when they arrive later down the line. We’ll be sure to deliver you in-depth coverage of the Daydream launch, including reviews of both hardware and software.

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